There’s a nice group on Flickr where people from all around the world add to the pool of photos of Istanbul that I’ve been following for years. Here are some of the recent cool ones that we picked for you.
We are revealing our favorite places in Istanbul that are not known by many people. Amazing places in Istanbul that are little known amongst tourists (and even the locals). These spots will make your time in Istanbul even more magical.
Turkish people often use old, wise sayings in order to make the best possible decisions to avoid sticky situations. Proverbs and their affect on people’s day-to-day decisions are very strong in Turkey.
Istanbul, upon first glance, holds so much to be discovered. The other day we took the bike out and went deep into the streets behind our apartment.
Nightlife in Istanbul might not be on same level as it is in major European or American cities, but it still has something to offer. You just need to know where to look. We took the heavy burden of partying in many different clubs around the city upon ourselves so that we could give you our top 5 list. You’re welcome.
Over the last 5 and half years, enjoying a scrub and massage in Turkish baths has been an integral part of The Other Tour experience. Here are our favorites.
Istanbul is famous for rugs – that’s good. It is also famous for those who sell rugs – that’s, well, not so good. You can either take our word for it, or go out on your own and find out the hard way.
It can be a challenge when it comes to deciding where to hangout in this gigantic city if you are visiting it for the first time. As Istanbul can be a little intimidating with its population of 15 million and hair-raising traffic, one would rather have good referrals in advance before stepping out the door.
Because I live on the European side of Istanbul I will mainly point out the venues in Taksim area. Of course Istanbul’s nightlife does not consist only of Taksim-Beyoglu districts. You’ve got the Bosporus and the Asian side as well. But as a true Istanbulian, the only enjoyment I get out of the Asian part is the view of ‘real’ Istanbul.
Based in San Francisco, CA, MWE puts a modern and eclectic twist on Turkish and Balkan folk music. As a…
Chantal from South Africa joined The Other Tour in 2014 with her family and we had an absolutely fantastic time….
n travel or in our daily lives we pass by others, forgetting that all the people we interact with are just like us…
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Here are some images hashtagged #theothertour over the years.
The city is full of stylish boutique hotels now. Some small, some bigger than others… Our Top 5 Boutique Hotels list explores the best and most convinient boutique hotels in Istanbul for you to stay in.
Some of the coolest pictures we’ve accummulated over the years.
For 28 years, thousands of athletes from around the world and Turkey have been getting together in Istanbul to swim across two different continents?